I have been a user of Fuji cameras since 2015. I started with a second-hand X-E2 whilst I was still a Nikon user and then after the sale of my Nikons I have also had the X-E3, the X-Pro2, the X-T1, the X-T3, the X100F and the X-T4. Of these, I still have the X-Pro2, … Continue reading Fujifilm X-T5?
I took a trip down to Milton Keynes on 7th August to have a look at the Vivia Maier Anthology exhibition at the Milton Keynes Gallery. The exhibition features over 140 black and white photographs by Maier as well as some colour prints and even some videos that she shot. Straight off I have to … Continue reading Vivian Maier Anthology
It’s very easy to crop a digital photograph in post-processing even quite drastically these days and thanks to the camera’s sensor retain a relatively grain-free image. However, there is another positive aspect of digital photography that enables photographers to use another way to compose images in the camera. The cost of producing a digital image … Continue reading Reframing and Cropping
Checking Adobe Creative Cloud yesterday I saw that Photoshop had an update to 23.3 and there were also updates for Lightroom and Camera Raw. I updated Photoshop and Lightroom but when I opened the former and loaded a photograph to edit, I found that it was not as it should be . Although I could … Continue reading Adobe Photoshop 23.3 update issue
I am a fan of Stephen Shore’s photography. He is known for his photographs of “banal” scenes and objects and for his championing of early colour photography when the only “true” photographs were considered monochrome. I already have one of his books, The Nature of Photographs which is described as a primer on how to … Continue reading Stephen Shore: Modern Instances
Now that I am not posting on social media such as Instagram and Flickr (see last two posts) I have found the time to continue the revamp of my portfolio website. The 2022 update is being worked on with new images and branding, but the 2020 version is still live. I have also changed the … Continue reading After the apps
Now that I am not posting on social media such as Instagram and Flickr (see last two posts) I have found the time to continue the revamp of my portfolio website. This is still ongoing, but Adobe Portfolio does make it easier to carry out. I have also changed the name of my WordPress “Project” … Continue reading Finding the time
Since my last post, I have been thinking more about my decision to remove myself from posting images on social media and I definitely feel that for me, at this time, it is the best thing to do. After making that decision I felt relieved, which I realise, is a strange thing to say. No … Continue reading Self-inflicted baggage
I have been a member of Flickr since 2006 and of Instagram for 8 years and I’m asking myself now, what is it I want from these platforms? I stopped using Flickr in 2018 as I got exhausted and fed up with the constant adding to groups, people liking my images and then asking me … Continue reading To share or not to share?
As with everyone else on this planet of ours, during 2020 I and my family had to come to terms with the COVID-19 pandemic and like everyone else had to endure lockdowns in order to safeguard ourselves and the NHS. During this time my photography, apart from those images taken in my garden and during … Continue reading Delayed Continuity